200± Acres Contigo Ranch, Gillespie Co.
Lower Crabapple Rd
The historical Contigo Ranch lies just north of Fredericksburg on 200± acres of some of the most stunning and scenic land the Texas Hill Country has to offer. This charming income producing ranch, with historical and modern improvements, offers privacy, fertile pastureland, and incredibly diverse topography with elevations providing breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. The property currently serves as a thriving Bed & Breakfast and Wedding retreat enterprise while simultaneously maintaining its role as an authentic Texas ranch. The many improvements across this property would allow for personal entertainment of extended family and friends while enjoying the amenities that coincide with the established business. With easy access to Fredericksburg, and a convenient drive from Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio, this property checks all the boxes for the ideal Texas Hill Country ranch.
After you enter in through the private paved entrance, you’ll first see the original rock homestead and four historic Kentucky log cabins, all hand-hewn and built during the 1800’s. Each is unique and tastefully furnished and all include a large wood-burning fireplace, living room, and kitchenette.
As you continue to the center of the ranch, you will find ten (10) newly constructed guest cottages, complete with stylish interiors and modern amenities. Each cottage has its own porch for enjoying the gorgeous views of the lush pastureland sprawling out below.
The original homestead, build in the early 1900’s, has been fully renovated and could serve as a permanent residence, or simply be left in the rental pool. The 2-story, 3 bedroom rock home has a spacious kitchen and living room and enjoys fantastic views from both the front and back porches.
The main event Hall offers 6,000± square feet of indoor and outdoor space with connecting lawn and firepit. With a commercial caterer’s kitchen, built-in bar, onsite parking, and dedicated circuit for bands or DJ, all of your wedding reception needs are covered! On the top floor of the hall there are 14 bedrooms which have not been finished out yet, but could be easily renovated to provide extra lodging for anyone looking to increase the income potential of the business.
Just north of The Hall and Cottages, the topography steps up dramatically to the Bluff where the owners have created a sprawling landscaped lawn which offers some of the best unobstructed panoramic views on the ranch. The Bluff is the ideal site for wedding ceremonies or simply a peaceful spot to take it all in!
Contigo Ranch has been fully operational since 2020 and was ranked as one of the top wedding venues in the Texas Hill Country by Bride Magazine. The property stays almost fully booked for weddings year-r0und, while also hosting many corporate events for large companies. The property can comfortably sleep up to 40 guests, and there is room to expand this with 14 more bedrooms on the top floor of The Hall that could be easily finished out. The fully staffed turn-key business of this caliber in the most desired area of the Hill Country, with proven historical income, is a rarity in today’s market.
There are 3 water wells on the property which service all of the improvements and provide water for the wildlife and livestock. Just below The Hall you will find the beautifully constructed Sunrise Pond which offers fishing for bass and perch.
With its private location, some of your favorite activities invite you to head outdoors to enjoy the fresh air and views around the ranch or just outside its gates.
• Trail Hiking
• Evening Stargazing
• Wildlife Photography
• Fishing at Sunrise Pond
• Trap Shooting
• Relax and Rest
All furnishings inside the cabins, cottages, and event venues will convey, along with an array of ranch equipment needed to properly maintain the operation. Contact broker for a detailed list of items.
The ranch is an easy 15-20± minute drive north of Fredericksburg via Ranch Road 965 and just south of Enchanted Rock State Park. The Gillespie County Airport (T82) is 3 miles southwest of Fredericksburg and has a 5,000 foot runway.
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